Jaws: The Revenge

1987 thriller film directed by Joseph Sargent

Jaws: The Revenge (Jaws 4 or Jaws 4: The Revenge) is a 1987 horror movie. The movie was directed by Joseph Sargent.[1] It is the third and final sequel to Steven Spielberg's Jaws. Jaws: The Revenge was shot on location in New England and in the Bahamas, and completed on the Universal lot. Like the first two films, Martha's Vineyard was the location of the fictional Amity Island for the opening scenes.[1] Although preceded by Jaws 3-D, The Revenge ignores plot elements introduced in that film. Jaws: The Revenge earned the least amount of money in the series. It was considered a bad film by critics.[1] It received 0% rating on the review aggregate website Rotten Tomatoes.[2] It was nominated for seven Razzie Awards. This included a worst actor award for "Bruce the shark".[3]

Release datesEdit

Country Premiere
  United States 17 July 1987
  United Kingdom 21 August 1987
  Ireland 21 August 1987
  Japan 29 August 1987
  El Salvador 12 September 1987
  Australia 3 December 1987
  Portugal 18 December 1987
  Spain 21 December 1987
  Italy 23 December 1987
  Brazil 25 December 1987
  Finland 25 December 1987
  France 25 December 1987
  Sweden 25 December 1987
  Peru 1988
  West Germany 7 January 1988
  Netherlands 28 January 1988
  Denmark 5 February 1988
  Hungary 20 July 1989

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Roger Ebert (20 July 1987). "Jaws: The Revenge". Ebert Digital, LLC. Retrieved 11 July 2014.
  2. "Jaws 4 - The Revenge (1987)". Rotten Tomatoes / Flixster, Inc. February 14, 2007. Retrieved 11 July 2014.
  3. Dean Keith Simonton, Great Flicks: Scientific Studies of Cinematic Creativity and Aesthetics (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2011), p. 187